Wind Farms Are Becoming A Favorite Hunting Ground For Seals

Wind Farms Are Becoming A Favorite Hunting Ground For Seals

Cell Press By using sophisticated GPS tracking to monitor seals' every movement, researchers have shown for the first time that some individuals are repeatedly drawn to offshore wind farms and pipelines. Those man-made structures probably serve...

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2014-07-25 12:27:42

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) market is estimated to grow from $15.89 billion from 2013 to $28.45 billion by 2018, at a CAGR of 12.40%, for the given period. The adoption of the advanced metering infrastructure systems helps to modify the electric and distribution network and to satisfy the rising demand for energy. It is estimated that the global gas usage will rise up to 4% in coming years. Renewable fuel...

2014-07-25 12:22:22

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Small Wind Turbine Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Wind turbines convert wind energy into electrical or kinetic energy. Small wind turbines are used for the micro-generation of energy mainly to small-scale commercial customers and residential customers. The blades of small wind turbines are usually 2-8 m in diameter. These...

2014-07-24 23:11:20

The patent application describes Plug-n-Power™ distribution technology for AC and DC power systems, which significantly improve safety and reliability while reducing installation and maintenance costs. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The USPTO publication US 20140183977 A1 July 3, 2014 describes ADVS-Technologies’ Plug-n-Power™ distribution of power and communications for residential, commercial, industrial applications, and for electro-mechanical devices and computer systems....

2014-07-24 12:23:19

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alstom has been awarded a contract worth approximately $30 million to supply a new 300 MVAr, 230 kV Static VAR Compensator (SVC)(([1])) system with long-term warranty for FirstEnergy Corporation's Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) unit. Alstom will design, manufacture, construct, install, test and commission the new SVC, to be located in West Wharton, New Jersey. The device will regulate transmission voltage to maintain and enhance...

2014-07-24 08:25:24

WAKE FOREST, N.C., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerSecure International, Inc. (NYSE: POWR) announced today that the company will present at three upcoming investor conferences. -- The 3(rd) Annual Needham Advanced Technologies Conference at Needham's offices in New York City at 11:30a.m. ET on Thursday, August 7, 2014. -- The Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston at 2:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, August 13,...

2014-07-23 23:09:45

Global Small Wind Turbine Market 2014-2018 and Global Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Market 2014-2018 are new research report added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 One of the major trends being witnessed in the Global Small Wind Turbine market is an opportunity to sell excess generated power to the main power grid and thereby offset costs. Many small commercial projects use small wind turbines for their power requirements during the lifespan of the project....

2014-07-23 16:22:17

WAKE FOREST, N.C., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerSecure International, Inc. (NYSE: POWR) today announced that it will release second quarter financial results for 2014 before the market opens on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Company management will webcast a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. To access the live webcast, please log on to the investor section of the company's website at http://www.powersecure.com. The call can also be accessed by dialing...

2014-07-23 08:24:43

WAKE FOREST, N.C., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerSecure International, Inc. (NYSE: POWR) today announced it has been awarded approximately $140 million of new distributed generation (DG) business. The $140 million in new DG business includes $120 million of new utility-scale solar projects, including a major award from one of the largest investor-owned utilities in the U.S. to provide two large-scale solar installations. PowerSecure expects to recognize approximately half of...

2014-07-22 12:23:00

Update Enhances Monitoring and Management of Gridstream System ATLANTA, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landis+Gyr announces the release of version 6.2 of its operating software, Command Center, for the Gridstream(®) advanced metering and grid management system. The latest version supports new network management tools for routers and collectors, improved monitoring of load-side meter voltage and remote service switch operations, as well as scheduled "snapshots" of meter information, such as...

2014-07-21 23:03:16

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Electricity Meters (Smart Meters) Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/smart-meters-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Transparency Market Research’s new report based on "Electricity Meters (Smart Meters) Market For Residential, Commercial and Industrial...

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2009-07-17 15:59:58

Nikola Tesla (b. July 10, 1856 - d. January 7, 1943) was a mechanical and electrical engineer as well as an inventor. Tesla was born in the village of Smiljan, Vojna Krajina, which is within the territory of today's Croatia. He was an born an ethnic Serb and was a subject of the Austrian Empire, before becoming an American citizen. He is often considered one of the most important contributors to the birth of commercial electricity. He is best known for his contributions in the field of...

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